DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM NEWTH AND SARAH ANDREW
1. WILLIAM NEWTH, the son of Mark Daniel Newth and Harriet Norris, was born in 1858 in Waimea West, Nelson, NZ. He died in 1925 in Foxton, NZ. He
married SARAH ANDREW in Waimea West, Nelson, NZ (St. Michael's Anglican Church), daughter of Richard Andrew and Caroline Chapman. She was born on 21
Oct 1862 in Nelson, NZ. She died on 14 Sep 1930 in Foxton, NZ. Wise’s Directory for 1921, 1924 and 1926 has William’s occupation as Farmer, Foxton, NZ
William Newth and Sarah Andrew had the following children:
2. i. RICHARD DOUGLAS NEWTH was born about 1886 in Waimangaroa, Westport, NZ. He died about 1953. He married OLIVE MARIE FIELD.
3. ii. EMILY ADA NEWTH was born about 1889 in Foxton, NZ. She died on 04 Nov 1976 in Palmerston North, NZ. She married EDGAR SEABORN SAVELL
about 1912, son of Samuel Savell and Christiana Ramsden. He was born on 30 Dec 1884 in Foxton, NZ. He died on 02 Jul 1954 in Foxton, NZ.
4. iii. HERBERT WILLIAM ASHTON NEWTH was born on 02 Nov 1904 in Foxton, NZ. He died on 07 Dec 1978 in Palmerston North, NZ. He married
EUNICE MELVA READER. She was born on 10 Feb 1909 in Stratford, NZ. She died in 1967
Richard Newth, B 1886
[my Paternal Grand Uncle]
2. RICHARD DOUGLAS NEWTH (William1) was born about 1886 in Waimangaroa, Westport, NZ. He died about 1953. He married OLIVE MARIE FIELD.
A newspaper obituary details the following on Richard:
MR R D NEWTH SPENT WORKING LIFE IN PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE
Mr. Richard Douglas Newth, who died in Nelson on Sunday, after a long illness, was well known in the Public Trust Office, where he had spent all his working life.
He was 67. Mr. Newth was born at Waimangaroa, near Westport, on August 16, 1890 and went to Foxton with his parents when he was about a year old. He
attended the Foxton Primary School from 1895 to 1902 and the Palmerston North Boys' High School from 1903 to 1905.
After leaving school he joined the head office of the Public Trust Office. In 1911 he was appointed Chief Clerk in the Wanganui branch of the Office. Soon the First
World War came and while being unfit for overseas service, Mr. Newth served in the Army in New Zealand on the clerical side
In April 1917 following study at Victoria University College, he was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court. In 1918 he was transferred to the Invercargill
Branch of the Public Trust Office and there became district manager and then District Public Trustee. This post he held for many years before going again to head
office in Wellington, from where he retired to Nelson about 8 years ago living in Collingwood Street. His hobbies were bookbinding and stamp collecting. His
health had not been good for several years. Thirty-seven years ago he married an Invercargill girl, Miss Olive Marie Field, who survived him. There are also two
daughters - Joan, Mrs. J. L. Payne, of Nelson, and Sybil, Mrs. C. Wetherell, of Wellington.
Mr. Mark Newth, a pioneer settler in Waimea West, was his ancestor.
Richard Douglas Newth and Olive Marie Field had the following children:
i. SYBIL NEWTH. She married C WETHERELL.
ii. JOAN NEWTH. She married J L PAYNE.
Emily [Ada] Newth B 1889 Edgar [Pony] Savell B1884
[My Paternal Grandparents]
3. EMILY ADA NEWTH (William1) was born about 1889 in Foxton, NZ. She died on 04 Nov 1976 in Palmerston North, NZ. She married EDGAR SEABORN
SAVELL about 1912, son of Samuel Savell and Christiana Ramsden. He was born on 30 Dec 1884 in Foxton, NZ. He died on 02 Jul 1954 in Foxton, NZ.
OBITUARY Manawatu Evening Standard 13th July, 1954 Mr E S Savell of Foxton
There passed away at his home early on Friday morning a highly esteemed resident of Foxton in the person of Mr Edgar Seaborn Savell, aged 69 years.
The late Mr Savell was born in Foxton in 1885 and spent the greater part of his life in residence there. As a younger man he was engaged in farming pursuits with
his family in Pohangina Valley but after marrying in 1912 he was associated with the flax industry. He was swamp manager for Messrs A. Ross, Rough and Co. for
many years and in their interests resided for times at both Te Puke and Wairoa. When the Company was taken over by N. Z. Woolpack and Textiles Ltd., deceased
continued his interest in the industry under their employ.
He did not take an active part in civic affairs but he was always interested in the welfare of the community and assisted any deserving object. He was a foundation
member and Trustee of the M.U.I.O.O.F. Loyal Foxton Lodge and as a young man was a prominent footballer in the district. He leaves besides his wife a grown up
family of two sons and one daughter. They are Messrs B.E. (Foxton) and Ivan S. Savell (Palmerston North) and Mrs W. Hardie (Foxton). There are 8 grandchildren.
Mesdames B Mansell (Feilding), C. Desmond (Wellington), and L. Carter (Palmerston North) are sisters of the deceased.
The funeral took place on Monday afternoon and was largely attended. Services at the church and grave side were conducted by the Rev. H. Boniface. The pall
bearers were Messrs W. Hardie, I. S. Savell, A. M. Wilson, C. Saville and B. E. Savell and G. Coley, representing the M.U.I.O.O.F. Lodge
Edgar Seaborn Savell and Emily Ada Newth had the following children:
i. Bryan Edgar Savell was born on 15 Aug 1913 in Foxton, NZ. He died on 07 Apr 1996 in Wellington, NZ. He married ADA WINIFRED L AMBERT
on 08 Dec 1945 in Christchurch, NZ. She was born on 07 Oct 1920 in Ashburton, NZ. She died on 06 Sep 1995 in Lower Hutt, NZ.
ii. IVAN SEABORN SAVELL was born on 31 Jan 1917 in Foxton, NZ. He died on 19 May 1979 in Palmerston North, NZ. He married AUDREY DAWSON
TOSTEVIN on 21 Jan 1942 in Sanson, NZ (Sanson Methodist Church), daughter of Francis William Tostevin and Constance Bertha Thompson. She
was born on 21 Oct 1919 in Sanson, NZ. She died on 21 Mar 2007 in Palmerston North, NZ.
Bert Newth B 1904
[My Paternal Grand Uncle]
4. HERBERT WILLIAM ASHTON NEWTH (William1) was born on 02 Nov 1904 in Foxton, NZ. He died on 07 Dec 1978 in Palmerston North, NZ. He married
EUNICE MELVA READER. She was born on 10 Feb 1909 in Stratford, NZ. She died in 1967.
Bert Newth's interests included dance band playing - trombone. He was also a very avid stamp collector
NEWTH, WILLIAM 1858 - 1925
|[My Paternal Great Grandparents]